Died: Saturday, July 01, 2006
Katherine Harkins, 96
Katherine Gillespie Harkins, a former resident of Oyster Bay, Long Island, died at Outreach House in Hanover, New Hampshire on Saturday.
Harkins was born in New York City on May 13, 1910 to Michael and Catherine (nee Mallon) Gillespie. She was a retired secretary from the State University of New York at Old Westbury, Long Island.
Predeceased by her husband in 1989, Thomas J. Harkins, she leaves a daughter, Pat Mattson of Vermont; a son, Tom of Mattituck; a granddaughter, Jeanne of Cape Cod, Massachusetts and two nieces.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes in Mattituck. Friends may call at the Gleeson Mortuary in Torrington, Connecticut next Tuesday. Viewing will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated later that morning at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be in Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church Cemetery both in Bantam Connecticut.